Gender Equality: The Recognition Of Polyandrous Marriages In Customary Law

Among many African communities polygamy is a very common traditional marriage practice. Polygamy is divided into polyandry and polygyny. Polyandry is defined as a form of polygamy in which a woman has more than one husband while polygyny is a form of polygamy in which...

POPIA compliance deadline

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) and the implementation deadline is set for 1 July 2021. POPIA requires every public or private body who processes personal information to designate and appoint an individual who will be responsible, within...

Stokvels under Scrutiny

A grocery stokvel has been found to rather be operating as a pyramid scheme, reigning in more than R42 million in membership fees within two months. Although many South Africans have opted to participate in stokvels as a means of surviving the financial effects of the...

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